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council chairman kwame brown learn his fate today for pleading guilty to bank fraud and campaign finance charges. his time in police custody is almost up but there is more in store for his sentence. tom sherwood is at superior court with the latest on brown's future. tom? >> reporter: kwame brown was a powerful d.c. politician. but today in two courts, he began paying for his crimes. appearing in d.c. superior court, kwame brown was sentenced to probation for a misdemeanor campaign finance violation dating back to 2008. but brown appeared shackled in chain here because earlier, he already had been sentenced in federal court on the felony that cost him his political career. >> step back and give him room please. >> reporter: last week, kwame brown in a few chaotic hours resign as d.c. council chairman and pleaded guilty to felony bank fraud charges. he had forged home loan documents to buy a pleasure boat. he had been using his government office to fax the tony documents. brown was back at federal court tuesday to be formerly sentenced but not before he said he had done wrong because of m
:00 tonight, he committed a crime, now how much prison time will kwame brown get. >>> it will be a real nerve-racking experience trying to get that child car seat installed correctly. liz crenshaw shows you how to do it right. >>> i'm jackie bensen in northeast washington. a fire causes damage and confusion at the wholesale market near florida avenue. mark[ minto ] you know,nue. those ads saying mitt romney would ban all abortions and contraception seemed a bit extreme. so i looked into it. turns out, romney doesn't oppose contraception at all. in fact, he thinks abortion should be an option in cases of rape, incest, or to save a mother's life. this issue's important to me, but i'm more concerned about the debt our children will be left with. i voted for president obama last time, but we just can't afford four more years. [ romney ] i'm mitt romney and i approve this message. >>> six days in jail, three years probation, that's the sentence federal prosecutors are recommending for former d.c. council quchairman kwame brown. he resigned from the council back in june, you'll recall, and pleaded
you'll see tonight on "rock center." >> reporter: sam brown lived for challenges. the son of a proud military family, he attended west point, then trained to be an army ranger. and in 2008, lieutenant sam brown deployed for his first tour of duty in kandahar, afghanistan. that was sam before. this is what sam looks like now. on the last day of his mission four years ago, his humvee ran over an ied and exploded into a fireball. his body was engulfed in flames. >> i remember thinking how long will it take me to burn to death. >> reporter: in order to recover, sam endured more than two dozen painful surgeries. but he was deeply concerned about growing dependent on addictive pain-killing narcotics. so his doctor suggested something completely unexpected. a video game. >> did you think, oh, yeah, playing a video game, how is that going to help? >> i was a little bit skeptical. but i was willing to try anything. >> reporter: a video game may sound silly, but snow world is a groundbreaking experiment in virtual reality. in 2011, the military conducted a small study using it, and got stunnin
, i'm coming to the curb. >> reporter: poet and professional storyteller derek weston-brown showed off his talents for us on the stage of busboys and poets restaurant in washington. 13-year-old emmanuel has said he'd love to someday be as good as this at telling stories about his life experiences. >> it was my first time catching fast fabl. and i scored a touchdown. and i was excited. >> reporter: and he has some real stories of courage to tell. when he's not being shy. >> emmanuel is a cancer survivor. >> reporter: and while he has stories to tell about all of his heroic experiences he has ambition to help take care of the medical needs of others. >> who do you want to be when you grow up? >> i want to be a doctor. >> reporter: and do you know what kind of doctor you'd like to be? taking care of children or adults or everybody? >> everybody. >> reporter: emmanuel got some pointers on speaking, then tried telling a story himself on the stage. >> my first story about football -- >> you come to busboys and poets. then once you leave empty handed. >> reporter: derek weston brown gave emma
. for the first time since 1998, an incumbent council member is defeated. michael brown lost his seat to david grosso. >> i think the people of district columbia finally feel like they're engaged in the government and have a say in where we go. i think electing me this way makes that statement. but also votes on the amendments also says the same thing. that it's all tied together and they want to move our city forward when it comes to just who our politicians are and how we're going to govern or city. >> >>> it took 60 firefighters to put out this apartment blaze in anne arundel county this morning. the seven oaks neighborhood. the anne arundel fire department tells us everyone got out safely. 12 units were damaged. 30 residents were displaced. >>> a stolen fbi weapon and some strange gun incidents have caused leesburg police to launch a manhunt tonight for jonathan cowden. pat collins has the new developments. >> reporter: jim, the manhunt for jonathan cowden ended about 30 minutes ago. we begin our story now with police spokesman chris tidmore. >> so he turned himself in? >> at 4:30, he turn
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